Massage for Migraine Sufferers

It’s hard to attribute a single reason to be the cause of migraines. This is because you can develop migraines from something as simple as changing your environment. Plus, even after eating the wrong food. Or owing to complicated reasons like an abnormal brain structure besides a chemical imbalance.

To date, there’s no known cure for migraines. Even so, you can minimize the concern of throbbing pain by:

  • Removing stress and tension in your brain
  • Stimulating it to produce certain chemicals like serotonin through massage

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Assisted Stretching: Stretch Your Muscles and Your Massage Benefits

More than simply relaxing, massage can help rehabilitate sore muscles and assist in recovering from painful injuries. As part of a therapeutic massage, your massage therapist may use a technique called assisted stretching to add another layer to their muscle and tissue work.

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CBD Massage: Four Calming Benefits

Within the past few years, CBD’s popularity has exploded with an overwhelming range of CBD-related products. No matter where you go, you’re likely to hear about CBD and its uses. CBD is now in massage oils, body lotions, tinctures, and even gummies at grocery stores.

However, many of us don’t know what CBD is, how it’s made, how it works, or even the potential benefits of using it during a massage. Keep reading to understand more about it and learn about the surprising benefits of utilizing CBD in your wellness massages.

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Mindfulness and Massage

Many people associate getting a massage with emptying your mind to enjoy a total state of relaxation. Emptying one’s mind is not always as easy as it sounds, though, even when experiencing a relaxing massage.

Why is that?

Your mind simply isn’t designed to be empty. If you try to think about absolutely nothing, you are likely to experience all sorts of random thoughts that aren’t conducive to relaxation at all.

However if you practice mindfulness during your massage, you are likely to enjoy a much more therapeutic experience.

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Self-Care During Covid: 4 Easy Take-Aways

Remote work. Social distancing. Virtual learning for kids out of school. Things are pretty topsy-turvy and stressful right now. It makes it hard to even think about self-care. But even the CDC, aka the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says that “now is the best time to carve out some ‘me’ time” to help you cope with life during a pandemic.

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What is a Gua Sha Facial?

While the concept of the gua sha facial has blossomed in terms of popularity over the last couple of years, the tools at the heart of this practice have been at work for centuries.

Gua sha (pronounced “gwah shah”) is a treatment that uses a flat jade stone that is lightly grazed over your skin. It’s derived from traditional Chinese medicine. It is similar to acupuncture in that it’s rooted in the idea of promoting qi, the flow and balance of the body’s energy.

Some potential gua sha facial benefits include:

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What is a Deep Tissue Massage?

Massage is an art form, and like any art form, there are different branches. Painting has its realists and cubists, poetry has sonnets, haikus and limericks and the massage world has Swedish, sports, maternity and deep tissue massage.

It’s one of the most popular and beneficial types of massage. In this blog post, we’ll explore how deep tissue massages work and how they can make you feel better.

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Sinus Relief and Five Other Health Benefits of Getting a Facial

When you picture yourself getting a facial, you might think of it as simply a luxury. Something indulgent, a treat for yourself when you have some extra spending money.

But there’s a practical side to getting a facial as well. It’s not simply about looking better but feeling better. Here are six health benefits you can realize from getting a facial.

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Summer Skin Care Safety Tips

After a long, grey winter, there’s nothing like stepping outside on a 70-degree day and feeling the sun on your face.

Then the weather warms up and the sun stops feeling as welcoming. Being outside gets to be hard on you and hard on your skin.

But it doesn’t have to feel that way. Here are a few summer skin care safety tips to help you keep your skin happy and healthy this year.

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Why a Couple’s Massage Makes a Great Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day is almost here and you’re not sure what to get. You could go the traditional flowers/candy/jewelry/cologne route, but that’s been done before.

This year, why not give a gift that’s something you can both enjoy? We’re talking about the couple’s massage. Philadelphia residents who feel stuck on what to get this February 14 can read on to discover the benefits of scheduling a massage for you and your partner.

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